Latest content: Governance and law

This first issue of the CCJ examines contemporary issues and topics such as the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in judicial decision-making in criminal matters; co-dependency between cybercrime and organised crime; data privacy concerns in relation to bring-your-own-device (BYOD) working practices; a comparative review of national cybercrime laws; regional cyber-criminogenic theory; cybercrime reporting; and cyber diplomacy co-operation on cybercrime.
Read publication - Commonwealth Cybercrime Journal: Volume 1, issue 1
The Commonwealth Secretariat considers corruption a major challenge to sustainable development and has made preventing and countering corruption a top priority by supporting member countries combat systemic corruption and promote good governance. We do this through a three-pronged approach based on policy research, capacity-building and training, and strong collaboration.
Read news - Capacity development and collaboration critical in the fight against corruption
The biennial Commonwealth Heads of Public Service and Cabinet Secretaries meeting is currently underway virtually. Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, and the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, opened the forum by delivering keynote addresses highlighting the need for collective efforts to deliver sustainable and effective performance in government.
Read news - Commonwealth’s top civil servants discuss strategies to build robust public service
The Commonwealth Secretariat will host its 2nd Biennial Pan-Commonwealth Meeting of Heads of Public Service and Cabinet Secretaries in June. Confirmed speakers include the Prime Ministers of Barbados and Bhutan, cabinet secretaries, former senior government officials, academics, and representatives of international organisations.
Read news - Commonwealth Heads of Public Service to discuss government performance management for sustainable development